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More Losses for Pound and a Weak Q4 Forecasted

The start of October saw even more historic lows for the British pound. However, the bad news doesn’t end there, and more losses are forecasted for the final quarter of 2016.

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Who are the UK’s Highest Earners?

Aside from footballers, multi-millionaire businesspeople, dukes and duchesses, there are a lot of high-paying professions in the UK for regular folk. While the more you earn, the more tax you will have to pay applies in most situations, this is outweighed by the many benefits such high-paid jobs offer.  

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Is the Rise of Alternative Finance a Concern for Banks?

The UK’s alternative finance sector grew by 84% in 2015, with £3.2 billion worth of investments, loans and donations facilitated in total. This has seen a lot of lending and borrowing taken away from major banks, as more and more individuals and businesses use peer-to-peer platforms and other financial services for their money needs.

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Brexit could make retiring to EU countries costly for UK citizens

After spending about 50 years working within the public or private sector in the UK, some retirees prefer to pursue a self-actualization mission of moving abroad to other EU countries to spend their sunset years in a different environment away from home.

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ScottishPower Shakes up the UK Energy Market with ‘PowerUp’

Today saw a first for the UK energy market, with one of the so-called ‘Big Six’ suppliers ScottishPower launching its revolutionary new energy product ‘PowerUp’.